Author: Berry, 1911
Size: 2.7 m mantle length.
General: Ocular photophores bar-shaped. When disturbed, this squid inflates the mantle with water and releases ink inside the mantle cavity.
Ocean range (global): Extends from off Baja California to the Bering Sea to off northern Japan.
ReferencesEncyclopedia of Life
Tree of Life
World Register of Marine Species
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Nesis, K.N. (1982). Abridged key to the cephalopod mollusks of the world's ocean. Light and Food Industry Publishing House, Moscow, Russia. 385 pp.
Citation: Galiteuthis phyllura (Berry, 1911 ) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Galiteuthis%20phyllura. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-08-16.